Pulp Idol 2024 Final

Thursday, January 18, 2024

Writing on the Wall’s Pulp Idol 2024 Grand Final is Here!

For sixteen years the Pulp Idol competition has uncovered the best new novelists the city of Liverpool has to offer and 2024 is no different.

Many new novelists, including Ariel Khan (Raising Sparks, Bluemoose Books), James Rice (Alice and the Fly, Walk, Hodder and Stoughton ), Ashleigh Nugent (LOCKS, Picador), Clare Coombes (Definitions, Bennion Kearny) and most recently, Philippa Holloway (The Half Life of Snails, Parthian Books), have found their first success through Pulp Idol. This competition is unearthing the best new novelists in the Liverpool City Region.

Join us on Thursday 18th January at Liverpool’s Royal Court Theatre Studio to hear our twelve finalists battle it out to be crowned Pulp Idol Champion!

The Pulp Idol Champion will be decided by our esteemed Judges:

Ashleigh Nugent – Author of Locks, Pulp Idol Alumni, Performer and Writer

Kevin Duffy – Co-Founder Bluemoose Books

Yvonne Battle-Felton – Commissioning Editor for John Murrays and Author of Remembered

 

Our 12 Finalists are:

· Edward Gray – The Fool, The Troll and The Head Sherang of the Whole Shebang

· Tavia Panton – Below and Beyond the Surface

· Victoria Stewart – At The Laurels

· Keith Fielding – The Walkie Man

· Kevin Chadwick – My Next Life

· Emily Cross – The Starlight Express

· Beth Noonan-Roberts – Before it all began again

· Mack Young – The Old Main Drag

· Patrick Browne – Stay Mum

· Michael Inniss – The Cascadura Legend

· Rachel Waltemeyer-Abraham – The Last Chippy

· Dan Howarth – Lionhearts

If you have any questions or queries relating to Pulp Idol 2023, please email Jenny Dalton at jenny@writingonthewall.org.uk

Event Details

Location: Royal Court Theatre Studio, 1 Roe Street Liverpool L1 1HL

Date: January 18, 2024
Time: 7:00 pm
Ends: 9:30 pm

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